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Milford's Brian Gaynor to step down

17 February 2017

On 1 April, Brian will hand over his Portfolio Manager duties and focus on his role as Head of Investments. He will continue to be responsible for the ongoing development of the Milford investment team and will maintain oversight of all of Milford’s funds. More>

Workplace Savings Breakfast Leadership series 2017

17 February 2017

Women in Super, in association with Workplace Savings and the Financial Services Council, are delighted to bring you the first event of our 2017 Breakfast Leadership Series. More>

Fund manager finalists named

15 February 2017

 2016 was a good year for New Zealand fund managers, Morningstar’s director of research ratings says, as the research house releases its finalists for its Fund Manager of the Year awards. More>

Lawyers balk at government's AML plans

15 February 2017

Lawyers continue to balk at the Government's plans to drag them into compliance with anti-money laundering laws, writes Gareth Vaughan of Interest.co.nz. More>

"It's the Reserve Bank's job to lose sleep"

15 February 2017

NZHerald: The Reserve Bank sounds nervous. In last week's monetary policy statement (MPS), the word "uncertainty" came up eleven times, by my count, writes Mark Lister. More>

Cullen joins Retirement Income Group board

15 February 2017

Stuff.co.nz: KiwiSaver architect Sir Michael Cullen has joined the board of variable annuity company Retirement Income Group. More>

Is Wheeler the end of the line?

15 February 2017

 NBR: Departing Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler could be the last to have sole decision-making authority on monetary policy as opposition MPs call for a move to a board decision model such as Australia uses and seek an expansion to the policy targets agreement, say economists at UBS. More>

Baby Boomers still care about the kids' inheritance

15 February 2017

Stuff.co.nz: Changing attitudes have left some parents at odds with their adult children about money, but Baby Boomers are being told: If you don't like how your kids handle their finances, you probably have yourself to blame. More>

IRD stands firm on boutique fee GST position

13 February 2017

NZ boutique fund managers have all but given up hope of winning the long-running dispute on the GST treatment of fees after the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) confirmed its commitment to zero-rating last week. More>

Filtering the fintech hype

13 February 2017

 InvestmentNewsNZ: #Fintech, #WealthTech, #InsureTech, #DigitalMortgages, #P2PLending, #Crowdfunding, #Cryptocurrencies and so on. The list of buzzwords that dominate the landscape of tech innovation in financial services grows by the day (and yes, they all have to come with a hashtag). But so what?  More>